Statue Of King Tut, Which Egypt Claims Was Stolen, Sells For $6 Million
Saturday, July 6, 2019, 7:41 PM
A 3,000-year-old bust of Egypt's boy king Tutankhamen was auctioned off Thursday in London for nearly $6 million, despite claims by the Egyptian government that it was looted and smuggled out of the country. The sale by the Christie's auction house came a day after Egypt's foreign ministry and its antiquities ministry issued a joint-statement condemning the company for going ahead with the sale.
Egypt's Former President Mohamed Morsi Quietly Buried In Cairo
Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 9:12 AM
Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried Tuesday, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom. The Islamist, who was overthrown in 2013 after a year of divisive rule and later charged with espionage, was buried at a cemetery in eastern Cairo's Medinat Nasr, one of his lawyers said.
Egypt ex-president Mohamed Morsi dies: Official sources
Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 9:41 AM
Former-Egyptian-president Mohamed Morsi died in a Cairo hospital after fainting during a session in court, judicial and security-sources said. "He was speaking before the judge for 20-minutes then became very animated and fainted. He was quickly rushed to the hospital where he later died," a-judicial-source said. Morsi's turbulent rule was marked by deep divisions in Egyptian society, a crippling economic-crisis and often-deadly opposition protests.